A lengthy 120S starts onto the Whittier Branch and begin the 12 mile trek to Whittier and a date with the ARMs barge to Seattle. In the background is 20 Mile Valley including 20 Mile Glacier. In t... (more)
"Shores of Bird Creek"
A trio of Alaskan GP40-2s spring south along the rock shores of the Turnagain Arm with a hefty outbound train for the barge at Whittier. Taking p... (more)
"Alaskan Storm Light"
A scorched sky is slightly colored by an evening rainbow as the Denali Star closes in on Healy, AK.
Alaska Railroad's, Denali Star Train, departing northbound, from Denali National Park on a fine spring day.
Alaska Railroad 3002, serving as lead locomotive, for the railroads ballast train, is seen tied up, in the Healy Yard.
Alaska RR at the time unnamed Fairbanks Anchorage passenger train passing Birchwood.
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Fall has arrived in South Central Alaska. A rather rare leader leads the 120N near Bird Point. The GP38-2s are usually yard power and to see and better yet hear one out on the mainline is quite a ... (more)
A respectable mile long train of single stacked containers is nearing the end of its journey from Whittier to Anchorage. It's seen here on the mainline passing an SD70MAC on the adjacent Coastal ... (more)
The Alaska Railroad's "Glacier Discovery" train exits the Portage Tunnel on the way back to Portage and Anchorage after a beautiful day on... (more)
"Snow River Bridge"
The Alaska Railroad's southbound "Airport Train" chartered by Norwegian Cruise Lines crosses the Snow River Bridge as the train closes in ... (more)
"Going to the Fair"
A mid-day fair train has just arrived at the Palmer fairgrounds with a fresh batch of passengers from Anchorage.
A pair of sequentially numbered SD70MACs drag a heavy northbound freight fresh from the Whittier barge over the Twenty Mile River.
"Twenty Mile River Bridge"
The engineer extends a friendly wave out the window of the 3015 as he takes his train across the Twenty Mile River at Portage, AK. His train ... (more)
The southbound HEX arrives in Anchorage as they pass below the signals at CP-1147 with a solid train of McKinley Explorer charter cars in tow. The Jersey ba... (more)